Brinkmann Family History

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Brinkmann Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow in low-lying marshland (see Brink).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Brinkman, Brockmann, Boeckmann, Bornemann, Brockman, Grundmann

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Brinkmann Family Origin

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Brinkmann Family Occupations

What did your Brinkmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brinkmann. The most common Brinkmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Brinkmann's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brinkmann family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brinkmann ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brinkmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brinkmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brinkmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Brinkmann. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Brinkmann. For the veterans among your Brinkmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brinkmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Brinkmann lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Brinkmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Brinkmann in 1952 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brinkmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brinkmann ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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